Present-day romance, “I spent time easing my way to her bed and moved just inside her reach.
I sat softly, and without speaking, with the lightest of touches, eased her mask just from her nose.
I paused, staring deeply into her eyes, and when they told me, my fingers caressed her mask and moved it down, down past her lips. I paused again, seeing the smolder in her eyes, letting it build.
Finally, I eased her mask down her chin onto her throat, while she moaned, and I anticipated.